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CSPAN
Mar 9, 2013 10:00am EST
, senator john mccain. [applause] >> they are excited about john. >> next to senator john mccain, a man who was inside the israeli military the status with for 40 years. he has participated in two non- proliferation operations on behalf of israel, the first of which was as a young pilot in 1981. he was a pilot into being is ready operation. please help me welcome general amos yadlin. [applause] >> and a distinguished member of the u.s. armed services committee who played a key role in helping to combat anti-israel said the man at the united nations in a number of roles through the senate. please help me welcome kirsten gillibrand. >> senator mccain, i want to start with you. iran is on everybody's mind. what can the united states do working together to deal with iran and prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capabilities? >> thank you and thank you all for the warm welcome. what a great honor it is to be with general yadlin. we once through the same type of airplane. the difference is he used to shoot people down and i got shot down. i have watched a number of senators come to the uni
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2013 2:45pm EDT
chance of winning the straw poll. john mccain has just apologized for that comment. i think mccain realizes that the party is moving in a different direction. the appeal of a nonintervention of foreign policy is picking up speed within the party and rand paul stopped by national review earlier this week. he's a charismatic figure and that matters in politics. this is a guy who resonates with a lot of people and i think he has a bright future in republican politics. >> did john mccain revised his remark? i did not know that. >> he apologized. >> good for him. he was jealous that someone could stand up for 12 hours without urinating. >> rand paul had help with other folks. i agree with the fact that we ought to be putting pressure on the justice department and the administration to come forward with a lot of clearances. what was your take on it? situation he's in, many conservatives -- his father rand walk into a room and is the opposite. diffuse for ways to the situation. people who have served in politics understand how important that is. i had the privilege of going with rand pa
PBS
Mar 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
washington hotel if you watched from the white house, about dozen republicans invited by john mccain and lindsay graham, the president's them in cease. and then the next day the president had lunch with paul ryan. what is happening? what is going on in washington that's shifting this from what we've seen before which is basically people yelling at each other from opposite sides of pennsylvania avenue? >> even though president obama obviously won the election, the republicans have dug in so hard especially on this income tax issue that we were talking about earlier. and i think to some degree the democrats were taken by surprise. for example when you had that fiscal cliff fight that was right at the owned the year, in fact, it went into january 1, president obama was in a position to take a larger revenue increase if he really wanted to. he chose not to. he dialed it down a little bit thinking there would be more down the line. i think he's taking a somewhat different approach, well, let's try to reach out more, to have more conversation with members. he has tried this before. i mean,
FOX Business
Mar 16, 2013 3:00am EDT
party, drawing a line between those who argue for a strong defense, like john mccain , no matter the cost of personal privacy. then one up and no less than paul ryan he says he can balance the budget in ten years. rand paul says to my will to it in five. no program is too sacred that it cannot be sliced. no party chanted monday at the kennedy challenged. creating a grand old -- but no one yet as one bigger applause, which is why i predict demand by the way, you should probably read this and pencil. no one will garner more votes. a straw poll is actually just a snapshot in time. once he wins this one, i am telling you. he could be on his way. if this does not happen this whole thing did not happen. former florida republican congressman on whether he is going to be the gop man. what do you think? >> well, how are you doing? welcome to cpac, 48 anniversary. i think that you have a good assessment on what could happen with this straw poll. one of the main reasons why that could happen is because we are still within one week of senator rand paul doing the filibuster on the drug issues
FOX Business
Mar 15, 2013 8:00pm EDT
establishment including, you could argue, john mccain and by extension paul ryan by trying to one of his deficit-cutting plan. is that a dangerous strategy? >> well, i don't think it is a dangerous strategy. obviously it's a strategy. senator mccain and senator gramm probably could have done a little bit better. the optics for bad, what they did after his filibuster speech because while he was standing on the senate floor for 13 hours talking about a constitutional issue, they were at dinner at a swanky hotel with president obama. that is what he's talking about. i agree with him, we have to take on a limited government and of this responsibility, individual sovereignty, free marketplace and strong national defense to every corner of the country. neil: to be fair, just to be fair, at dinner that you alluded to was meant to bridge the gaps and get something moving on the budget, get something together. it is not as if there were twiddling there thumbs are having lobster for the sake of lobster. >> but the american people are starting to talk about results. if you're going to have a dinner with th
CNN
Mar 10, 2013 3:00pm PDT
day-long protest of drones, the drone policy. but then, fellow republicans like john mccain and lindsey graham criticized him. here's mccain. >> i don't think that what happened yesterday is helpful to the american people. but somehow, to allege that the united states of america, our government would drop a drone hellfire missile on jane fonda, that is -- that brings the conversation from a serious discussion about u.s. policy to the realm of the ridiculous. >> my first thought was who are you and what have you done to john mccain? i assume that you are fine with republican senators targeting each other. but some liberals also agree with rand paul. is he exposing a guidivide on t left about this president's anti-terrorist strategy? >> well, first of all, i just think maybe we're going to be having normal politics in america again. what's happened the past four years has been quite shameful. you had the republicans said look, our number one priority is to get rid of this president, so every liberal and progressive said well, our number one priority is to keep him in there. so
CNBC
Mar 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
about the use of drones overseas and here in america. and john mccain went ballistic. so did his pal lindsey graham. but john mccain starts walling them wacko and wacko birds. the people that were around rand paul around that. mike leigh, ted cruz. is there a change now? is john mccain too far out there and this is the new group that's going to run the senate and the gop? >> i don't know. i like rand paul. he's a very intelligent guy. he made some good points. but he does look -- i hate to say, he can look a little nutty. and anytime anybody talks for 12 hours you're going to look nutty. and it's the old guard who have been ineffective. they've lost the white house. listening to them for the last couple of elections. there's this new guard who i don't think has really accomplished much of anything. you get the middle guard. the middle guard are guys like chris christie. governors, mcdonnell in virginia. governors who have really accomplished things. and those are who we should be listening to. those should be the models for the gop. >> blake, let me ask you the same question. want to
FOX News
Mar 15, 2013 1:00pm PDT
john mccain couldn't cut what lawmakers had coming down the pike. congress expected to take up what they call a continuing resolution to keep the government lights on even as they keep the government waste coming, as well. senator, welcome to you. i would be remiss if i mentioned a special dated yesterday, 40 years ago that you and your military brothers were released from vietnamese prison. you don't make much of that kind of stuff yourself, but man, oh, man what you went through then. i couldn't believe it's been 40 years. how do you feel? >> i feel like the most fortunate man i ever heard of. i went through such a great deal of experiences then. i've been able to serve the country nonstop since. i've been the nominee of the republican party. it always intrigues me when they say mccain is angry. look, i get angry when i see injustice and i get angry when i see pork that we're going to talk about. i'm so happy to be in the arena and happy to be able to serve, i can't tell you how grateful i am to serve this country, maybe not always the best but i sure am happy about it. >> neil: s
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2013 5:10pm EDT
with receiver single demographic than john mccain. more of them voted for mitt romney than voted for mccain. the only two groups that voted more for mccain than romney were asians and hispanics, the two largest immigrant groups this country has been taken in for the last 30 years. teddy kennedy specifically designed his immigration act of 1965 to change america temperature graphically without checking with the american people. it is impossible to immigrate here from europe. 80% of our immigrates come from the third world, 60% of them go on welfare, the higher percentage of native-born americans. we have a more dependent society. we have people who want welfare and we cannot get the votes of the dependent society without changing our policies. they are awful people, those democrats. every time -- [applause] every time a woman has a child out of wedlock, they think oh, great another temperaturic voter. every time a family gets divorced another democratic voter. every time someone goes on welfare, they think fantastic another democratic voter. we offer jobs and opportunities, and i hope we off
FOX Business
Mar 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
loves to be in the center if somebody. lou: attention? not political if the filibuster is news john mccain got angry. issues have been done with benghazi and other issues and finally it was done and he should not have been insulting. lou: rand paul blew up twitter last night, ted cruise stand with him a democrat of oregon as well. what is the reaction to mccain and lindsay gramm and dianne feinstein attacking senator crews and grand paul? >> we love ted occurs we are proud of him as a freshman senator from texas. if you watch this rate the tear -- attorney-general holder he brings people to them that one negative to their knees. john mccain is uncomfortable not to get his attention. reinstall showed people what could be done. he knew from the beginning he would be confirmed but he is getting results from the people of the left and right. lou: we will come back with the "a team" what is going on politically? is the republican parties splitting? is this a rupture? are lindsay and mccain are lindsay and mccain doing exactly ♪ lou: we're back with the a-team. i want to turn to ed rollins. ed
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2013 2:00am PST
it loud. so when john mccain blasted rand paul the other day for, quotes, stunts that fire up impressionable libertarian kids in their college dorms, i thought back to myself when i was up in one of those college dorms, holy cross in worcester, by the way, where people are up to 10 inches in snow. debates are great. debates in college dorms are where it all begins. what burns in the country, keeps us hot with ideas, keeps us giving a damn about our ideas. so i may not have the attitude of a rand paul but i worship his right to have it. i would never put down that attitude simply because i think there's a bit of right-wing paranoia touch in that guy. why? perhaps because somewhere there are some people arguing about it and i say thank god for that. cynthia tucker and ron reagan is a radio talk show host. ron, i always trust what you think your heart and brain a altogeth altogether. they're putting down rand paul because he isn't one of them and because he dared to question the use of military power, in this case against individual citizens. where are you, a man on the left of t
Current
Mar 12, 2013 4:00pm PDT
of these guys that are as part of the politicians that are part of this group. for example senator john mccain, on the left there, you see the zero to 20, 100 gives you a great environmental record. on the right-hand side, some members of the caucus are actually people voting great on environmental issues. the larger numbers on the left, 0-20 meaning they are absolutely failures, senator john mccain is partly of this. he has got to zero ratel. 16 tore inhauf is in the group and the list goes on and on. corbin what is the scam being played here? why do these politicians participate in it, and most importantly, why do the environmental grooms that are actually part of this organization participate in it, because you've got people like the world wildlife fund or organizations that are very legitimate groups participating in this. what is going on there? >> that is what initially attracted me to this story is finding out what each group got from it. with the congressmen, there's opportunities raise money from these corporations. there's also an opportunity for james inhauf to look green. he can po
FOX Business
Mar 14, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, by senator john mccain, another bull the republican party. what say you? >> well, look, first of all, i think what marco rubio says made total sense. absolutely, it focuses on the republicans ought to focus on, and that is, we ought to emphasize the things that unite us as republicans. smaller government, lower taxes, less spending, rational regulation, open markets, free trade. these are the things that unite as as republicans. it is no surprise to me, lou, that if you take this 60 million people who voted republican for president last year, they're not going to all agree on everything in it would be silly to think that they would. but, there are things that generally unite us, and we need to learn how to work together and push hard for what we know is right. secondly, to understand and not everybody who is a good person or even a good republican is going to agree with you on everything. heck, my wife doesn't agree with me and everything. lou: you put it that way. in my house i have to say, have to agree with her. republicans have lost to president elections, as you are keenly aware, governo
FOX News
Mar 9, 2013 1:00am PST
's stance weird and crazy. but what's surprising is that two g.o.p. senators lindsey graham and john mccain launched their own drone strike against paul. >> we have done, i think, a disservice to a lot of americans by making them believe that somehow they are in danger from their government. they are not. i don't think what happened yesterday is helpful to the american people. what we saw yesterday is going to give ammunition to those critics who say that the rules of the senate are being abused. i hope that my colleagues on this side of the aisle will take that into consideration. >> to take this debate into the absurd is what i object to. >> laura: now, don't get me wrong. they have the right to disagree with paul and the majority of g.o.p. senators who stood with him. but, given that the filibuster lasted 13 hours, why didn't either of them have the moxxy to debate their colleague face to face on the senate floor? what were they afraid of? presumably they could have done so either before or after their dinner with the president. were they jealous that a junior senator dominated the headl
FOX News
Mar 16, 2013 10:00am PDT
john mccain. do you agree with rand paul? >> if it was intended as an attack on john mccain, then i agree, but i don't know, i think the establishment and new republicans could be overblown, i hate to see right wingers fight. and there have been a lot of them. and remind me when college professors have the horrible fights over tenure and so on and so forth and the fights are so vicious because the stakes are so small. republicans have a biggeren am i right now. conservatives, libertarians, government is enormous. unemployment rate is through the roof. all obama wants to do is raise taxes and i think all right-thinking people should join together and stop the in-fighting. >> uma: let me ask you on that note. what impact do you think the soul searching is having on the g.o.p.? this is mitt romnsince mitt romt the presidential election. >> i warned them at cpac, and i looked up my speech. i've warned them for several years, it's hard to take out an incumbent. i admit, i forgot that in the enthusiasm for mitt romney and he was really on a roll toward the end. i do think if it hadn't bee
CSPAN
Mar 10, 2013 7:00am EDT
. oh, and monitors ---like senators lindsey graham and john mccain will have a chance to pass a tax hike. they should set themselves up for bid wins in 2014 and 2016. on the pages of the washington examiner this sunday morning. greg from jacksonville, independent college. caller: let me qualify quickly. i know your time is limited. i have been watching c-span since its debut. i have one recommendation. you made a quick reference to the gridlock last night in washington, d.c. most of the callers would not be interested in that. allow the colors more time to call in. that is the elite -- callers more time to call in. give them a chance to make comments. no one was interested in that period that he did that to the question that c-span post. i hope the president and the republicans get together. the president has not worked with the republicans since he got into office. most working people know that the republicans have not done that. the country is in really bad shape. if we do not watch out, we will not be a country very long. c-span is the best in the business. the recommendation i w
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2013 9:00am PST
weren't behind the filibuster, notably john mccain. he took the senate floor to publicly chastise rand paul for this. how is this playing out within the party as a whole? >> we're seeing this big divide among republicans. you remember back in the bush era only six republicans in the house actually voted against the iraq war. i think if you had a similar kind of war now, there's a bigger wing of the republican party that is very antiwar, more libertarian, more isolationist, but john mccain and lindsey graham are on the other side. they want to intervene more abroad and what we're seeing here is this was like the biggest example yet of the big divide and the party between the rand paul part and the john mccain lindsey graham faction. you're going to see more of that happen as you move toward 2016. >> look at your latest perry on politics, the title of your article, why obama's new charm offensive could work. thursday lunch, tell me do you think this is going to work? >> this could work. and here's why. on the budget deficit, there's a group of republicans, bob corker of tennessee, lindse
FOX
Mar 10, 2013 10:00am PDT
the split, with the lib attorne libertarians, and, people like john mccain who said the commander-in-chief needs the authority to use force? >> john mccain and lindsay graham and the "wall street journal" editorial board, extremely dismissive of rand paul and the "wall street journal" said, calm down and, you have to do more than fire up impressionable libertarians in they're college dorm and i thought when was the last time a republican managed to capture the imagination of young people, some people on the left, mitch mcconnell, john thune, jon cornyn, marco rubio, there was a wide range of republicans, and, people on the left, who said, you know something? i think the attorney general should be able to answer a simple question, with an unequivocal yes or no. he couldn't do that. and, rand paul served an enormously important function during the filibuster, he wasn't waving his hands and ranting and raving, contrary to what the journal said. he said, we have three branches of government and it is our solemn duty to put a check on what the executive decides to do and want to slap,
CNN
Mar 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
. a lot of people are stunned by it, including my first guest, senator john mccain who is making news right here about it. senator, welcome to you. >> thank you, piers, good to be back. >> you're all over the news again today, predominantly involving osama bin laden's son-in-law, sulaiman abu ghaith, you're not happy at all that he's been tried in a criminal court. why is that? >> i believe he's an enemy combatant and according to the rules of war, he should be tried as such and he should be in guantanamo. and one of the questions that should be asked, if that is not the case, and clearly it's not, how soon was he given his miranda rights, and if he has been, his good lawyers will tell him not to talk. we need intelligence. >> you said in your statement you issued this afternoon that you believe the american people did not want him to be tried in an american civilian criminal court. but i interviewed jim richards last night, a new york former fire chief, whose own son died on 9/11. and he said this. >> these people played politics, the republicans and democrats, with the trials of the
CNN
Mar 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
hopefully very volatile reaction back. >> i first knew john mccain in the house, he was a maverick. in the senate for years, he was a maverick. of everybody i know in the senate, i don't know anybody who had a better role of marching to his own drummer, but it doesn't hurt ted cruz and it doesn't hurt rand paul. it hurts john mccain. >> so the allegation is you're a bit of an old fuddy-duddy now, and the old maverick john mccain would have supported rand paul. >> well, you know, i am always intrigued by the fact that when i disagree with my own party leadership, like saying that donald rumsfeld ought to resign, we need to do the surge, then i'm a brave maverick. when i'm taking on others, then he's just an angry old man. i'll always do what i think is right. i think i understand national security. i have been involved in it in one way or another since i was 17, and i believe that the priorities that we were just talking about are the ones we should be spending 13 hours on. why isn't the united states of america helping the syrians who are being massacred as we speak? and the millio
CNN
Mar 9, 2013 12:00am PST
machetes. a lot of people are stunned by it, including my first guest, senator john mccain who is making news right here about it. senator, welcome to you. >> thank you, piers, good to be back. >> you're all over the news again today, predominantly involving osama bin laden's son-in-law, sulaiman abu ghaith, you' nhapyt l atof1 rulearhehod tedo 1 been gd wys llelof1 we need intelligence. >> you said in your statement you issued this afternoon that you believe the american people did not want him to be tried in an american civilian criminal court. but i interviewed jim richards last night, a new york former fire chief, whose own son died on 9/11. and he said this. >> these people played politics, the republicans and democrats, with the trials of these men. it's wrong. they should be brought to trial. 254 men have been tried in federal court, and it's gone well. now they try to play politics with this. and we have been held up. we're in pretrial motions with khalid shaikh mohammed. let's get them to new york city. that's where they should be, in new york city. >> what do you say to him, s
CNN
Mar 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
on camera. show you the rest of the tape later. >>> plus, republican senator john mccain and rob portman, issue of same-sex marriage is personal from both their families, hear from rob portman, he dropped his opposition to it, explain why and john mccain's reaction to that two men with strong and similar religious beliefs come to very different conclusions on the issue. >>> we begin tonight with a story you simply will not see anywhere else. 360's drew are griffin investigating the killing of a man along a road in rural mississippi, doing something that police there have not been doing for the last three years n a phrase, keeping them honest. the killing was a hit and run. drew uncovered it while investigating another hit and run in the same county involving the very same authorities n that case, the victim, an african-american man was allegedly targeted by a car with three white kids in it the driver was charged with murder but despite the circumstances, authorities did not pursue hate crime charges. while investigating that case, drew learn learned of an earlier one, also involving an
FOX News
Mar 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
no mistake. ' today on "studio b" senator john mccain said it was ludicrous for senator paul to even ask the question. >> no one is is going to be struck by a hell fire missile from a drone that is not in enemy combatant. i mean, that's just a fact. by the way the reason why we use hell fire missiles overseas and places like yemen is because we don't have the ability to capture them. we want to capture these people not kill them. >> it's an important question. it's sad that it came to this that we had to use pressure to get him to admit this. it's still a big victory for the people who said you know what? in america you do get a trial. senator paul says that senator mccain and lindsey graham on south carolina are on the wrong side of history. chuck hagel touched down in afghanistan for the first time since becomes pentagon chief. flew into kabul unannounced. he wanted to meet with commanders on the ground to better understand what's going on there. there are plenty of challenges ahead as nato hands over security to the afghans. he warned that america is still at war. focused on the missi
MSNBC
Mar 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT
freshman senator at rand paul of kentucky. 50 years of age, he's not too old to teach john mccain a few more tricks. ted cruz of texas, 42 years of age. this freshman senator is not old enough to remember the red scare. no one is doing more to keep mccarthyism alive. last, by no means least, representative paul ryan. they call him the cute one. don't let those baby blues trick you into forgetting how ugly is war against the poor really is. one question, though, are these guys a bunch of one-hit wonders, or will they expand their creative horizons and become the voice of their generation? you know, just like the beatles? let's ask dana milbank, political columnist for the "washington post" and msnbc contributor joy reid, managing editor of the grio.com who's not stopped laughing during that lead. and so just get your laughter out. that was extremely disturbing. dana, we'll start with you. rans priebus, the chairman of the republican national committee, appeared on the "hannity" program last night on fox and we have managed to preserve some of the discourse for the sake of prosperity. her
PBS
Mar 10, 2013 10:00am PDT
of religiously unaffiliated voters voted for barack obama over john mccain. this group, the religiously unaffiliated, was as heavily supportive of democrats and barack obama as evangelicals are of republicans and as they were of john mccain. >> although people of faith all together still make up the majority of the democratic coalition, for many years, the democrats battled a perception that they were not as friendly toward religion as the republicans. as director of faith outreach for the democratic national committee, reverend derrick harkins has been working to change that perception. >> people of faith make up a significant and important and valuable part of who we are as democrats and that's across the spectrum of faith traditions. >> green says the growing number of religiously unaffiliated voters cou complicatthose efforts. >> how do they for instance get the black protestant churches to mobilize voters and to be very enthusiastic about their platform and their candidate without turning off unaffiliated voters, and how do they appeal to those people and get them involved and exci
FOX Business
Mar 8, 2013 9:00pm EST
republicans like john mccain and lindsey graham. we have rmer president george to be bush advisor. this is heavy-duty he takes a much criticism. >> is mr. poole was to be taken seriously, he needs to do more than full political stunts to fire up pressure of libertarian kids of the college dorm. gerri: come on. this is a surprising ran paul would object to the use of drums by the government. is this a serious political statement or stunt? >> i think he's a comparable we're so used to politicians and not for the state's people tstand up and now is there to mavericks' in washington? [laughter] gerri: there is a conflagration between the rotarians and old-fashioned republicans, a country club republicans loggerhead can they come together? >> we need to to win but senator paul also has yet to crisis. republican not there is no two-party committed don't run as individuals, a new centralized leadership, so they played the card of republican. gerri: comeeon. here is what john mccain said to the huffington post. he called them what go birds. >> but there should not have been 80 party respo
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2013 4:00am PDT
and do it loud. so when john mccain blasted rand paul the other day for, quote, stunts that fire up impressionable libertarian kids in their college dorms, i thought back to when i myself was in one of those college dorms up at holy cross where people are now under ten inches of snow. i assume they're arguing about drones, about the rights of the government to use drones against americans, even those who turned against their country. debates are where it all begins. what burn, gives us hot with ideas. freedom from government interference, freedom from decisions that accept government is more important than citizens. so i may not have the attitude of a rand paul, but i worship his right to have it. in some dorm room somewhere, perhaps where i went to college, where you went to college, there are young people arguing about it and i stay thank god to that. cynthia tucker and ron reagan. ron, i always trust what he you think and your heart and your brain put together. this thing, this fight on the right between the establishment of hawks, that's what the establishment is in the republic
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
to talk with senator john mccain moments from now as he marks 40 years since his release from a vietnamese prison camp. his reflections, his thoughts 40 years later. it's all happening now. ♪ jenna: well, we start off this morning with a big moment for the gop with the stars of the party, whoever they are, the stars of the party gathering together for their first major national gathering conservatives since the president was reelected. hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. jon: and i'm jon scott. the speaker's list of c pack looking like a who's who of possible presidential contenders. chief political correspondent carl cameron live from the gaylord national resort in maryland. is this what you might call the first cattle call of the republican race 2016, carl? >> reporter: it'll do until the next one comes along, jon. there's an awful lot of press here, and they're talking about somewhere in the neighborhood of 2-3,000 people to gather and talk about conservative issues and to look at these 2016 candidate, and there are a bun of of them -- bunch of them who are staying they will think about it
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2013 11:00am PST
republican senators, including john mccain and tom cob urn and then he invited the president to the white house for lunch. he's taking it to the hill as kristen just told us. on tuesday he'll go to capitol hill to meet with the democratic caucus. wednesday he'll meet with the house republicans and then on thursday he'll meet with both the democratic and republican senate caucuses. how effective will all of these meetings be? christina bell antonio, and bill snyder, political scientist and resident scholar. good to see both of you. >> good to see you. >> christina, you wrote in a new piece, quote, the cherries blossoms are a few weeks away from peak bloom and olive branches are sprouting up all over washington this week. how long do you think the president's hospitality tour will last? >> the length isn't really the issue. what's very interesting about this is that the white house really wants the press to know about all of this outreach. this is a very public effort. it's about the perception as much as it is about the actual outreach and what you're hearing from senators is that the pres
Current
Mar 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
of political comedy i have to talk about john mccain. he has given us a great gift. mccain told "huffington post"," that sentence alone is worth it. it's always the wacko birds on the right and left that get the mega phone. mccain talking about other people with a megaphone doesn't he have a jet pack that he uses to travel from sunday show to sunday show? >> that's factual. i love that he took a shot at guys on his own team. that's great. there needs to be more of that gray area in politics. there is too much blind allegiance. i love that did he it, and i love that mccain is becoming the republican 50-cent. >> he's really fighting the younger generation of republicans. when he said wacko did he mean angry birds? wacko birds or angry birds? >> john: i think he's tweeting with snookie too much. >> it angers me because it made me agree withdown mccain. they are wacko birds. but i hate agreeing with john mccain. also like when he talks about giving wrong people the mega phone. does he remember that he handed sarah palin the mega phone? you gave the mega phone to a pit bull and she has not let i
FOX News
Mar 10, 2013 11:00am PDT
concerned with individual rights and the constitution and defense hawks like john mccain who say a president in a war commander in chief needs broad authority to use force. >> well, a couple of things. number one, john mccain and lindsey graham and the "wall street journal" editorial board extremely dismissive of rand paul. "wall street journal" said calm down, said you have to do more than fire up impressionable libertarians in their college dorms. i thought to myself when is the last time a republican managed to capture the imagination of young people and some people on the left. mitch mcconnell. john thune, ted cruz. marco rubio. there was a wide range of republicans and people on the left who said you know something i think the attorney general should be able to answer a simple question with an unequivocal yes or no and couldn't do that. rand paul wasn't waving his hands and ranting and raving contrary to the journal condescendingly said. he said look we have three branches of government and it is our solemn duty to put a check on what the branch decides to do. it gives the president uni
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